Conference Prague 2011_ 9. 11. 2011

November 9, 2011, 9:00 – 20:00
Balling Hall, National Technical Library (NTK), Technicka 6, Praha 6 - Dejvice


Historically, all over the world, people working in technology transfer and innovation have faced
the same problems and had to overcome similar barriers. The Prague 2011 Conference on Removing
Barriers to Successful Innovation will focus on how some of the biggest players in technology transfer
and business Innovation in Great Britain overcame their specific barriers and became successful in
placing to market what has emerged from university research and development.
Do not expect to hear yet another set of contemplations on how difficult it is, we will tell you how
it can be done. And done successfuly!

> Overcoming obstacles in commercialization of knowledge and research results, its impact for the university.
> Experience with setting up a start-up business in Great Britain and in the Czech Republic.
> Innovation, start-up and spin-off support mechanisms in British and Czech Accelerators.
> Best ways to succeed in attracting investment or angel funding.
> Definition of synergies and best practice ways to succeed.

Sarah Macnaughton, ISIS Enterprise
Alex Smeets, Cambridge Innovation Solutions Ltd.
Michael Prokop, Investor, Business Angel
Michal Pěchouček, CTU
Tomáš Halva, JIC Brno
Petr Ocásek, StartupYard
Jaroslav Burčík, Inovacentrum CTU
takar Fojt, Senior Science & Innovation Adviser,
British Embassy in Prague
The conference is free of charge.

Read more and register:
Alexandra Hradečná:
phone: +420 222 368 635
November 9, 2011, 9:00 – 20:00
Balling Hall, National Technical Library (NTK), Technicka 6, Praha 6 - Dejvice
The Conference is organized by Inovacentrum, the technology transfer office of the Czech Technical University, in cooperation with The British Embassy in Prague, the European Patent Office, the Industrial Property Office of the Czech Republic and The Enterprise Europe Network CR.